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Mecmesin Unveils New Torque Tester at International Trade Fair.

 

18.03.2011

 

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vtMecmesin Unveils New Torque Tester at International Trade Fair.

A versatile new touch-screen controlled torque tester, the Vortex-xt will be demonstrated for the first time at The Processing and Packaging International Trade Fair, Interpack 2011, in Dusseldorf in May.

The Vortex-xt brings quality control measurement straight to the point of manufacture and will be on show in Hall number 5 on stand FO4-1


The machine’s simple set-up means manufacturers can test clockwise and counter-clockwise torques of packaging components, such as the application and release torque of screw closures, with merely two clicks of the touch screen interface. Utilising colour-coded results, the large, clear display enables very easy identification of pass/fail sample conformance.

The Vortex-xt is designed to make routine measurements quick, whilst still providing users with detailed results data, as well as reporting capabilities, if required. Users have the choice of viewing a graphical ‘live’ display of the test for observational purposes, or multiple test results in tabulated form, to begin making comparisons and, subsequently, to evaluate them in more depth with a choice of calculations.

Up to 5 frequently used tests can be stored for quick access and initiation by different users, without the need for a high level of technical or test application knowledge. Password protection allows ‘administrators’ to alter test set-up and template design, thereby avoiding any accidental changes to programmable functions.

Rated to 10N.m, the Vortex-xt completes Mecmesin’s range of 3 motorised torque testing systems, which includes the basic Vortex-d and the top-of-the-range Vortex-i computer-controlled test system.

The Managing Director of Mecmesin, John Page, says: ‘Our goal is to make routine sample checks as easy as possible. We realise manufacturers want to make instant, time expedient checks on their products before shipment, therefore the Vortex-xt ensures reliable, user-friendly performance for production staff with minimal set-up time and training requirements. Adding versatility, this motorised torque tester can also be programmed, for those occasions where special one-off test routines are needed.’

Mecmesin is a privately owned British company, based in Slinfold, West Sussex. It has offices in China, America, France and Thailand and a world-wide network of distributors.

 

 

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